Au Gratin Potato Pancakes Recipe
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Au Gratin Potato Pancakes Recipe

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Our judges declared these flavorful pancakes among the best they’d ever tasted! “They go especially well with barbecued ribs or chicken, but can substitute for almost any potato dish.” Cathy Hall - Phoenix, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 2 cups mashed potatoes (without added milk and butter)
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried minced garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 4 tablespoons canola oil, divided

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 267 calories, 19g fat (4g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 567mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 6g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Stir in cheese.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Drop batter by 1/4 cupfuls into oil; press lightly to flatten. Cook in batches for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown, using remaining oil as needed. Drain on paper towels. Yield: 8 potato pancakes.
Originally published as Au Gratin Potato Pancakes in Simple & Delicious March/April 2010, p33

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walkerjo User ID: 7514182 245946
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2016

"1st pot pancakes that came out well for me."

darkharlezucreek User ID: 4477925 245554
Reviewed Mar. 16, 2016

"Tastes GREAT! But mine fell apart. I might try again with a second egg and a little flour added. Maybe a little less salt as well, they were a tiny bit too salty for us."

angieact1 User ID: 1990802 224074
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2015

"these were really good, a nice change from hash browns!"

pajamaangel User ID: 1603339 109912
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2014

"Very tasty."

pkjillian User ID: 4978286 128506
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2012

"Don't flip until you are certain they have browned or else they become a mess but they taste great!"

wynterh User ID: 3572592 175433
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2011

"Loved this recipe! Sure beats the shredded kind by far! YUM!"

KINGSGIRL2 User ID: 5398502 187437
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2011

"My family really enjoyed this recipe. I have to confess that I had trouble frying them, but I think it was due to my inferior frying pan. I actually ended up throwing the potato mixture into a glass dish and baking it."

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